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Subaltern Ethics in Contemporary Scottish and Irish Literature : Tracing Counter-Histories

By: Lehner, Stefanie, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: 1 online resource (248 p.).ISBN: 9780230308794.Subject(s): English fiction --Irish authors --History and criticism | English fiction --Scottish authors --History and criticism | Ethics in literature | History and literature --Ireland --History --20th century | History and literature --Ireland --History --21st century | History and literature --Scotland --History --20th century | History and literature --Scotland --History --21st century | History in literature | Ireland --In literature | Scotland --In literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Subaltern Ethics in Contemporary Scottish and Irish Literature : Tracing Counter-HistoriesDDC classification: 823.9209 | 823/.914099411 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Irish-Scottish Crosscurrents: Towards an Archipelagic Subaltern AesthEthics; 1 (D)evolutions? Transformations in the Scottish, Irish and Northern Irish ImagiNation; 2 'Buried in Silence and Oblivion': Subaltern Counter-Histories in the Scottish-Irish Archipelago; 3 'History Stands So Still, It Gathers Dust': Mapping Ethical Disjunctures in Contemporary Ireland and Scotland; 4 'Measuring Silences': The Northern Irish Peace Process as Arkhe-Taintment?
5 'Un-Remembering History': Traumatic Herstories in Contemporary Irish and Scottish Fiction6 Feminine Futures?: Gender Trouble in the Postcolonial ImagiNation; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Summary: This book develops an innovative Irish-Scottish postcolonial approach by galvanizing Emmanuel Levinas'' ethics with the socio-cultural category of the ''subaltern''. It sheds new light on contemporary Scottish and Irish fiction, exploring how these writings interact with the recent restructuring of the three state-formations in Ireland and Scotland.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Irish-Scottish Crosscurrents: Towards an Archipelagic Subaltern AesthEthics; 1 (D)evolutions? Transformations in the Scottish, Irish and Northern Irish ImagiNation; 2 'Buried in Silence and Oblivion': Subaltern Counter-Histories in the Scottish-Irish Archipelago; 3 'History Stands So Still, It Gathers Dust': Mapping Ethical Disjunctures in Contemporary Ireland and Scotland; 4 'Measuring Silences': The Northern Irish Peace Process as Arkhe-Taintment?

5 'Un-Remembering History': Traumatic Herstories in Contemporary Irish and Scottish Fiction6 Feminine Futures?: Gender Trouble in the Postcolonial ImagiNation; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index

This book develops an innovative Irish-Scottish postcolonial approach by galvanizing Emmanuel Levinas'' ethics with the socio-cultural category of the ''subaltern''. It sheds new light on contemporary Scottish and Irish fiction, exploring how these writings interact with the recent restructuring of the three state-formations in Ireland and Scotland.

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STEFANIE LEHNER is Postdoctoral Fellow at the John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland. She has published in the areas of Scottish and Irish studies, including an essay on Northern Irish fiction that won the 2007 BAIS Essay Prize and appeared in the Irish Studies Review.<br> <br>

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